Slavery Throughout History: Primary Sources, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787631787
  • ISBN-13: 9780787631789
  • DDC: 306.3
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 lbs ( .61 kgs)
  • 184 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2000 | Published



Primary Sources allows your students to study 20 full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts, novels, poems, memoirs and other materials related to slavery. Includes Hammurabi’s code of laws regarding slavery, slave narratives, abolitionist speeches and legislation and more. Also included a further reading section, subject index, sidebars, "Words to Know" section, timeline and 60 photographs.


"For teachers trying to use original research sources, this volume and others like it in the U*X*L series are invaluable as starter materials." - Blanch Wools and David Loertscher, Reference Reviews on

— Reference Reviews

"The topics are particularly readable because each document is preceded by historical background, a glossary, and sources for further study, including web sites." -- MultiCultural Review (March 2001)

— MultiCultural Review